Politics and People


Read this article for facts and figures about how crime and immigration are nearly opposites in relation to one another. As opposed to the fiery Presidential debates slamming immigrants for the higher crime rate in the U.S., this article describes exactly how immigrants have contributed to our economy and should be more valued.


EU Immigration Reform: Opening Minds and Borders


Follow this link to an interesting article about EU Reform on Immigration. It highlights some important myths about immigration as well as how immigration is expected to impact the EU in years to come. Caudle Immigration would like to remind its readers that creating a more comprehensive understanding of what immigration is and does is key to establishing greater success socially, economically, and politically for all nations.


How the Freedom of Information Act Affects Immigrants


The National Immigration Law Center has published a very important article for immigrants seeking a license or driving privilege card with regards to ICE’s use of DMV records to track documented and undocumented immigrants. Could this be considered an invasion of privacy? Comment below with thoughts on this policy.

How ICE and DMVs Share Information

Understanding Consular Processing


What is Consular Processing?

Consular processing allows for individuals who are abroad and are a beneficiary of an approved immigrant petition to apply for permanent residency(green card) in the U.S. from a U.S. consulate abroad. For other options in obtaining legal permanent residency and a green card, click here.

Steps for Consular Processing

  1. Determine which categorgy of immigration you fit in.
  2. Have an immigrant petition filed on your behalf: Family-based, Employment-based, Special immigration cases, or through Humanitarian Programs
  3. Wait for a decision on your petition.
  4. Wait for Notification from the National Visa Center
  5. Go to your appointment.
  6. Notify the National Visa Center of any changes
  7. Visa is Granted
  8. Recieve your Green Card
  • For more information see the detailed list from the USCIS website.